Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 47885419_1528880497
Contact Name: Harvey Allan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2018 10:01

Job Description

Responsible for the oversight of the accounting and financial management of the charity, its associated charity and its subsidiaries. The Finance Manager is responsible for budgeting, cash-flow management, and reporting on the financial performance to management, trustees and CEO.

Key Tasks:

  • Statutory financial reporting for audit and accounts preparation, in line with Companies Act and SORP regulations.
  • Liase with auditors and accountants over the preparation and audit or independent examination of the accounts
    • Undertake a monthly review of the P&L and Balance Sheet postings, resolving errors. Make any prepayment and/or accrual adjustments as required.
  • Prepare other year end adjustments where necessary to ensure that the Sage record reflects the final position of each entity, prior to audit, examination or accounts preparation.
  • Prepare year end schedules to substantiate the closing position of all entities, as agreed with auditors.

Financial System - Sage

  • Prepare regular reconciliations between other databases (Tessitura and OPAS) and Sage in all categories.
  • Receive purchase invoices and ensure they are appropriately authorised in accordance with the financial procedures.
  • Authorise and submit the weekly payment run, of supplier invoices due.
  • Make payments of all authorised invoices by BACS or cheque.
  • Resolve all supplier enquiries.
  • Raise sales invoices and requests for payment; chase outstanding invoices.
  • Record all receipts and ensure they are appropriately allocated.
  • On-site and event takings: facilitate cash and credit card payment, cash floats, nightly reconciliation of takings, posting income and costs to financial system and depositing at the bank when needed.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and resolve unreconciled entries.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of takings control accounts.
  • Producing and presenting financial reports

Other duties

  • Supervise and manage the performance of the Finance Assistant.
  • Manage relationships with the outsourced payroll and pensions providers, ensure accurate and timely payment.
  • Ensure appropriate backups of financial information are completed and data manager has them securely stored off site.
  • Ensure insurance cover is appropriate and up to date.
  • Ensure financial policies and procedures are up to date.
  • Ensure appropriate risk management techniques, and financial controls are in place.